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Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
traffic is crawling in los angeles. but it's not your normal gridlock. the tricky maneuvering to get the space shuttle "endeavour" to its final resting place. back in a moment. [ man ] it's big. supports in times of need. same with aladdin. the biggest in bail. no one has lower prices, is faster or more professional. aladdin bail bonds. bigger because we're better. >>> live ammunition made fighting a house fire a little more challenging for san jose firefighters this morning. the fire started just before 4:00 at a home on carling on the avenue near good sam hospital. the intense heat set off the bullets, causing them to explode. the couple inside was able to escape, but are being treated for burns tonight. investigators are still traying to determine the cause of this fire, but the couple believes it started in the kitchen. >>> while the bill to overhaul pg&e's gas pipeline system will be paid mostly by the utility. after that september explosion which killed eight and destroyed dozens of homes, the utility had proposed billing customers for 85% of the costs of repairs. today the
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Oct 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
shuttle's slow crawl through the streets of los angeles. >> thaw they were carefully avoiding trees, street lights and buildings. last night, engineers were faced with one of their most difficult maneuvers yet. getting "endeavour" across the 405 freeway. crews spent hours, transferring the shuttle to a dolly to comply with the dpt of transportation regulation. this morning, midway through the journey, the shuttle made its first stop, at the hiss toreic forumen the city of inglewood for a special ceremony. ♪ city officials, three astronauts who flu missions were in attendance with thousands of patriotic fans. >> "endeavour" is a national treasure. i am pleased. and the new home here in southern california. >> "endeavour's" home will be the california science center where officials hope it will inspire future generations of astronauts. stephanie stanton, nbc news, los angeles. >>> clearly this was an instant tourist attraction in los angeles. people have found creative ways to take photos of themselves and the space shuttle. very nice. a good one. there are many more pictures on our
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Oct 13, 2012 6:00pm PDT
"endeavour" is inching its way through the streets of los angeles to the california science center. ted chan from our sister station in l.a. joins us with incredible pictures of the slow-moving shuttle. hello, ted. nice to see you tonight. >> reporter: hi. good to see you, too, diane. inching is correct because right now the shuttle is four hours behirnd schedule and moving very slowly, but still there's a lot of excitement along the route. in fact, right here on martin luther king boulevard, you see some crowds beginning to gather to catch a glimpse of the shuttle and see the street is ride open, which means it's still going to be a while before the shuttle actually gets here. one factor as the shuttle moves down the boulevard are the trees here. the city took very great pains to make sure that the shuttle had a clear route. they had to cut down some trees in order to do it. they also had to preserve some trees because they were planted in memory of martin luther king and they not want to cut the trees down. show you video of the shuttle now and talk about the journey that started late
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Oct 13, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the bay area. a major piece of history, inching its way around the sitty of los angeles. right now you are looking at a live picture of shuttle "endeavour." we'll bring you the latest on its delicate trip to its new home. >>> barely getting around the tree. around the bay area today. mostly sunny skies. bit of a warm-up. mid 70s to the bay area. take a look at the pacific. we have changes ahead. very stormy pattern setting up. will any of that include rain coming our way. let you know in the forecast when we come right back. >>> supersonic speed it is not. we have pictures of the shuttle making its way through the streets of los angeles. just about 2 miles an hour. endeavor e "endeavour" expected at the california science center. a journey of 15 miles. left early friday morning. at the top speed of 2 miles an hour. shuttle controllers, maneuvering through some of tightest spots on the route. dodging buildings, couple trees, power poles. crossing the 405 freeway. spectacular pictures of it. moving. you can barely tell it is moving at this point. it has to go so slowly around the tre
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
will perform in concert there. last night the president took the stage in los angeles at a star-studded event that included celebrities like jon bon jovi, stevie wonder and katy perry. the president marvelled at their performances an even took a shot at his own debate performance. >> these guys and everybody here is incredible professionals, they're such great friends and they just perform flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> as for mitt romney, the republican nominee is set to take aim at the president's leadership and foreign policy at the virginia military institute this morning where he is. coming up at 6:30, we will have live team coverage on both sides of the campaign trail, including specifics on mitt romney's plan to crack down on egypt and that crisis in syria. >>> moving to a developing story in hercules. friends and family holding a vigil for a hercules woman found dead inside of her home over the weekend as police try to track down the person or persons who killed her. neighbors placing flowers and notes outside susie ko's home this weekend.
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
standard. 67 los angeles. 63 in monterey. now while we have widespread 60s for a lot of you even dropping into some 50s up into the north bay right now 59 in novato and for the east bay you need the jacket if you're heading out here especially in walnut creek and pleasanton with numbers in the upper 50s for tonight. if you decide to eat outside you may need one of those heaters right on top of you. let's bring you out to the live hd sky camera. what we're going to find for tonight is the low cloud cover overhead in san jose. that is not going to budge. in san francisco it will be cloudy right now as you can see ans then we'll get a little fog mixing in here for tonight. here's the great news. we do have a warming weekend coming our way. high pressure building offshore will be good enough to push back some 80s coming in our seven-day forecast. as for tomorrow we'll still look at a little shower activity. by tonight it'll be developing offshore and by the morning hours the best chance of a stray shower looks to be the north bay in santa rosa. you could see most of that accumulating
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Oct 15, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, washington. >>> after three days of maneuvering through los angeles streets, the space shuttle "endeavour" finally made it to its final stop. the california science center. and it got there on the back of a bay area company. nbc bay area's jodi hernandez got an inside look. she is live in alameda with more tonight. jodi? >> reporter: the trailers used are electronically controlled and capable of carrying some 600 tons. the folks here at alameda are experts in executing huge moves. but moving a space shuttle is a new endeavor. >> it can crab diagonally this way, and it can also carousel, which would be spinning 360 degrees. >> reporter: you're looking at a replica of the computer-controlled trailers that took the space shuttle "endeavour" on its final mission, a move that was engineered and carried out by a bay area-based company called sarens. >> it was a huge honor to play any kind of a role in this project. i've never seen so many happy faces on the streets of los angeles. >> reporter: charlie wells was a left-wing spotter on the 12-mile city street trek. a
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Oct 16, 2012 4:00am PDT
los angeles is getting a facelift. over the next eight to ten weeks crews are going to be using 110 gallons of primer and 275 gallons of paint to give the hollywood sign a makeover. last paint job was completed in 2005. >>> i think i said years. i meant weeks. it may look like it takes years, but it actually will take weeks. now for a look at your national and regional weather, here is nbc meteorologist bill karins. >> they have to use little, tiny paint brushes. like the golden gate bridge, they're always painting it. by the time you finish at one end, you have to go back to the other. >>> good morning. hurricane heading for the baja of california down in mexico. at one point this was looking very impressive on satellite imagery. there was a well-defined eye. hurricane paul scared people down here preparing for the hurricane. thankfully it's beginning to weaken. it still looks like it will make landfall over the next six to ten hours. there should be some damage from this as we go throughout the day today. it looks like the resort areas to the south here will not see the brunt of i
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00am PDT
live look at shuttle "endeavour" as it makes the way through the streets of los angeles to its final resting stop at a museum in l.a. this is "today in the bay." >>> good morning to you. it is 6:00, october 12th, friday. i'm marla tellez in for laura garcia-cannon. >> and i'm jon kelley. good morning, everybody. we are following breaking news happening right now in san francisco where a three-alarm fire is ripping through a restaurant this morning. we do have a crew on the way. we're being told this fire is at the squat and gobble restaurant in westportal and that happens to be right across the street from the west portal muni station where the k, l and m lines are all passing through there. we checked with muni and trains at that station are not being affected. that's what they are telling us. we do have a crew on the way to that scene. christie smith will be there to give us updates on this. a big-time fire and we'll keep you posted. >>> also new this morning, san jose firefighters are on the scene of a house fire that sent two people to the hospital. the two-alarm fire broke out a
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Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
tonight on the shutdown of the 405 in los angeles. traffic nightmare it was not. the mayor of los angeles was calling it carmegeddon two. today he called it a success. >> we are on track. thank you los angeles! once again, the ten-mile closure of the nation's busiest highway was a resounding success. >> similar to last year, many people stayed off the roads and the weekend traffic was light. the freeway is set to reopen on time tomorrow morning at 5:00. >>> there were two winning lotto tickets in this weekend's $28 million super lotto jackpot drawing. one of the winning tickets was sold at the ocean supermarket. the owner of the market gets $70,000 for selling the ticket. >> fortunate enough to have $14 million winner here at the ocean supermarket. we are very pleased with that. >> this is the first winner they have ever had. >> each of the winning tickets is worth about $10 million when you transfer it in to cash. >>> rob is here right now with a check on the forecast for us. it was hot today and it is going to get hotter? >> the thing tomorrow is we will start off even warmer th
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Oct 10, 2012 4:00am PDT
los angeles area. a few showers with it offshore and a couple sprinkles around south of san francisco. that's about it. another dry day in the northwest. but you're running out of them. pretty soon we're going to return to your typical pattern of a lot of clouds and on-and-off showers over the next week. here is a look at the radar off the california coastline. in san francisco, showers were just to the south of you, now heading off to the coast. today is a relatively dry day in many areas. tomorrow is when the upper level low comes near los angeles. that's where we've got a chance of showers. if the air is cold enough in the afternoon, we may get a few thunderstorms out of that and then it should clear out for a nice weekend. today, very similar to yesterday with a sun and cloud mixture and st dropping into the upper 80s. seattle, nice and comfy, mid 60s. >>> it looks like the rain is still forecast to return to the northwest in many areas of the west this upcoming period. >> bill, thanks. over 7 million cars recalled. is yours one of them? jack welch out at "fortune." starbucks batt
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Oct 12, 2012 4:30am PDT
live look at the space shuttle "endeavour" slowly moving its way to its final home in los angeles. we'll take you there to watch this beast moving through the streets. >>> and best buy does something that's never done before in hopes of getting your business this holiday season. we will explain. >>> if you want to do some other things, check us out, news, weather, traffic, all sorts of good stuff on facebook. simply search nbc bay area. we'll see you in minutes. >>> 4:45. happening now, the shuttle "endeavour" is on the move very slowly. check out this video that's happening right now in fact. the shuttle moving slowly through l.a.x. starting its 12-mile journey across the streets of los angeles. this is a live look right now. nbc's stephanie stanton has a look at what it takes to make this final journey happen. >> reporter: carried from l.a.x. across the streets of los angeles to its new home at the california science center. >> we're going to have a barbecue, we're going to do it big. >> reporter: but the 12-mile journey dubbed mission 26 is no small endeavor. with top speeds of 2 mile
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Oct 12, 2012 5:00am PDT
streets of los angeles. this is a live look. we will have a full report coming up. ah. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. do you churn your own butter what? too? this is going to give you a head start on your dinner. that seems easier sure does who are you? [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. five delicious cooking sauces you combine with fresh ingredients to make amazing home-cooked meals. ♪ ambiance [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. your head-start to home cooked. >>> it's 5:24, good morning. the child safety foundation started by a bay area man will be helping parents and kids learn how to stay safe. the klaas kids print-a-that you know will be held today in san jose. parents can bring their kids to have their fingerprints and photographs added to a national collection so they can be identified if they ever go missing. parents and kids can also learn important safety tips, michelle le's brother and mark klaas will attend this event. >>> get ready to pay more at the post office. next year the price of a first class stamp will go up
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Oct 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >>> now here's tamron. >> lester, thank you. the main attraction in los angeles this weekend has nothing to do with molly wood or even entertainment. folks have been lining up to see the space shuttle "endeavour" as it makes its way to its perform home in southern los angeles. as nbc's mike taibbi reports, the two-day move is a logistical challenge like no other. >> reporter: even in the smallest hours of the night the shuttle "endeavour," beginning its 26th and final mission, through crowds of admirers. >> to be that close to it was very, very exciting. >> reporter: and where "endeavour" once circled the planet at 17,320 miles an hour, now is being pulled at 2 miles an hour. its five story height, 86 tons and 78-foot wingspan just clearing one carefully surveyed obstacle after another. >> last night i saw there was about two inches from a given light pole. >> reporter: "endeavour" was born in southern california. one reason nasa chose l.a.'s science center for a final tiedown. it's a dream realized through museum curator kenneth phillips who has long wanted his city, and especially the
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
competitive states like ohio. just one event in los angeles the president was expected to raise $3.75 million after trailing mr. raomney in the cas race for much of the summer. the cash tide looks like it has turned so today here's what's on tap in the bay area. president obama arrives at sfo about 1:40 this afternoon. then there's a private fund-raiser at the int intercontinental hotel. at 5:00 a dinner. this is expected to be absolutely sold out but he's expected to spend the night here in san francisco and then attend a fund-raiser in ohio. reporting live in san francisco, christie smith, "today in the bay." >>> as far as an assemblyman is concerned pg&e should keep ratepayers out of the equation. pg&e is still facing fines for that fatal san bruno explosion back in 2010. the california public utilities commission was set to hold hearings on the fines but now wants to cancel those meetings in favor of closed-door meetings. pg&e says it wants ratepayers to foot the bill for the nearly $5 billion in pipeline testing and upgrades as a result of the san bruno disaster. assemblyman jerry hill a
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Oct 14, 2012 7:00am PDT
making its way through the streets of los angeles on the way to the california science center. the problem this morning causing the late arrival. >>> here's a view of san francisco, or bottom half of downtown as seen from city view camera there. foggy start to the morning. we'll talk more about a warming trend showing up in the seven-day forecast and your sunday afternoon forecast when we come right back. [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. >>> good sunday morning. 7:14 is the time. thanks for making us part of your sunday morning. looking out live to downtown san jose this time. much like san francisco, there's plenty of fog still hanging around over the skies. let's check in with m
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Oct 9, 2012 5:30pm PDT
los angeles, a 100-year-old driver hit a group of school children. >> these serve as wakeup calls, not just for older drivers, but for their families to have the conversation and plan ahead. >> reporter: joan johnson's family is beginning to have that conversation. >> you don't want to be the person that takes away someone's freedom and independence. >> reporter: their grandmother remains determined to drive well into her golden years. >> i'm glad they're concerned, i'm glad to know that they care. >> reporter: she's now willing to listen when her family and doctors say, it's time to talk. miguel almaguer, nbc news, san diego. >>> when we come back in a moment, what a new study says about an established way of losing weight. >>> some big shifts to report in the religion of americans, specifically the rise of what pollsters call the nuns, not the catholic kind it's spelled none. it means the people who when asked about their religion check the box that says none. while americans are still religious and plenty spiritual, a record number one fifth of us are not affiliated with any sp
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Oct 13, 2012 11:00pm PDT
"endeavour" as it makes its way live through los angeles. it is about, i don't know. six, seven, eight hours behind schedule. eventually it will make it to the california science center. good night. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >>> good evening and welcome to the first and only vice presidential debate of 2012. [ applause ] thank you. thank you. i'm martha raddatz of abc news. and i'm honored to be here moderating tonight's debate. we have a wonderful audience, and it should be a lively evening. right no
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00am PDT
los angeles at a star-studded event that included celebrities like jon bon jovi, stevie wonder and katie perry. the president march veld at their performances and even took a shot at his own debate performance. >> everybody here incredible professionals, such great friends. they just performed flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> as for mitt romney, the republican nominee is set to take aim at the president's leadership and foreign policy at the virginia military institute where he is this morning. >>> new this morning. a major milestone in achievement for a bay area scientists. uc san francisco researcher shinya yam macha has won the nobel prize for medicine, responsible for a major stem cell break through. christie smith is live at ucsf right now. christie, i guess the question is when exactly did they find out about this? >> i have to tell you, they are buzzing here at ucsf. they tell me they got the call from 2:30 this morning from the cher himself saying he won the nobel prize in medicine from a discovery he started researching in 2006. shinya yamanaka
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Oct 30, 2012 4:30am PDT
science center in los angeles. people will not be allowed "endeavour" but will get to walk underneath it. governor jerry brown will attend this morning's grand opening. >>> it is 4:55. let's check back in on mike inouye to see what's happening on our roads. it looks like it's tough to see out there. >> yeah, we're going to show you what we can't see. these are the headlights coming toward us. i've moved the camera we have in emeryville. normally we look at the approach to the bay bridge. i moved it pointing straight down just to show from the rooftops to the roadway there's some low clouds that keep drifting through. visibility may be an issue in patches. the roadway is okay, it's just the low clouds continue to hover. the maps you see, it looks like it's clear. again for the roadway and visibility out of the caldecott tunnel and down the east shore freeway, you're okay. at the top of the screen you see the orange. that's where the fog might be an issue for drivers especially coming through the north bay, from santa rosa in toward mill valley. we'll also look at the fog aro
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Oct 29, 2012 4:00am PDT
the hurricane. kimmel usually tapes in los angeles but he's at the brooklyn academy of music this week. he says they will use backup generators just in case of a power outage. you were saying that's really going to be the big story for so many folks here, right? >> especially a lot of metropolitan areas. a lot of people in the suburbs are used to it with the trees and power lines above ground. a lot of the cities have power lines below. hopefully cities like new york city and philadelphia won't have too many power outages. >> the danger is, this time last year we had hurricane irene and it went right around new york. i think a lot of people are thinking that might happen. >> it's a big storm. there's going to be a lot of issues. >>> all right. i'm veronica de la cruz, this is "early today," just the first stop of the day today on your nbc station. >>> the statue of liberty turned 126 on sunday, but hurricane sandy has forced officials to delay unveiling her new look. a small ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the celebration of lady liberty's reopening. the landmark had a $30 million
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Oct 17, 2012 4:00am PDT
warmer today in los angeles than in phoenix. temperatures in the northwest continue to be on tl keir side. more typical for this time of year. we bring back a chance of showers as we go into your thursday. it doesn't look like a big heavy rain event at this time. still nice weather for at least two days in a row here in many areas of california and nevada. it appears nice hot weather is here to stay for at least two more days. >> thanks so much. now to entertainment news. reality tv star honey boo-boo has chosen her presidential candidate. the 7-year-old reality star told jimmy kimmel she supports president obama, but that was only after kimmel told her about mitt romney's interview on "live with kelly and michael" when he said he preferred snooki over her. it's war. >>> and speaking of kelly and michael, they'll interview michelle obama today for a segment to air this friday. it's the first lady's second appearance this year. >>> "dancing with the stars" spoiler alert. turn away, bill. close your ears. last night bristol palin became the fifth contestant to be kicked off the show's
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Oct 5, 2012 4:00am PDT
for this time of year. >> if you're watching us on nbc 4 in los angeles california, from pythons to geckos, even scorpions see over 60 species of amphibians at the lair. >>> all right, bill. thanks so much. and now for some entertainment news. despite negative reviews, liam neeson's kidnapping thriller "taken 2" is expected to take the number one spot with around $44 million. tim burton's stop motion animation "frankenweenie" has had strong reviews and is expected to open with around $17 million and the musical comedy "pitch perfect" could open to the tune of around $16.5 million. >>> well, on "the view" barbara walters said mariah carey told her by phone that she's beefed up security after fellow "american idol" judge nicki minaj was overheard saying if she had a gun she would shoot her. minaj denies the story. >> i wonder if this is true and actually happening. >> you were skeptical. >>> daryl hannah was arrested in texas thursday while protesting the production of an oil pipeline. >>> and finally, just because we can't get enough of him, south korean rapper psy decided to take th
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Oct 6, 2012 10:00pm PDT
gruesome detail of how she and sarah did it. elisa and larry were at a horse show in los angeles, she said, and sarah flew down to meet them or, rather, to meet elisa since larry didn't like sarah, said elisa. >> and what did you decide to do with him? >> we said, if we kill him, nobody's going to miss him. >> were you going to do it like that day or some other time in the future? when were you guys planning on doing it? >> right then. >> right then and there. >> yeah. >> that was september 9, 2001. according to elisa, larry had already passed out, after drinking some horse tranquilizer on his own for fun. so sarah decided, according to elisa, to just give him more and no one would ever find out. >> oh, god, it seemed like a good idea at the time. but, oh, my god, it's so horrible to think of taking somebody's life. >> while larry slept, said elisa, she and sarah squirted drops of horse tranquilizer into his mouth. but larry didn't die. instead, the next day, on september 10th, larry got up, showed his horse, and then went right back to bed. >> next morning he's, like, lying there, an
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
age of gps and google maps, using paper is passe. the los angeles public library is deluged with maps for southern california man found tens of thousands them while going through a house that's about to be demolished. we have the story from a sister station in l.a. >> it's tough to find the cottage john feathers lives in on this mt. washington road. you might even call it off the map. ironic, says the man who visited there. >> i was stunned what i saw. >> as the map archivist, glenn was called in by a realtor working for feathers' family. the realtor needed to clear out what feathers amassed over a lifetime. >> this is 500 times bigger than i thought was possible. >> just a little more than 900 square feet. feathers had stashed maps. >> these are in perfect condition. >> tens of thousands of maps. >> there's the thames. >> from europe to the united states to the streets of los angeles. all over the world. and from hundreds of years ago. >> i think that this gift will probably help generations, literally generations of people. >> long before your gps device. >> the maps are actually ki
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Oct 25, 2012 5:00am PDT
our investigation documenting child labor here in california and in north carolina, los angeles congresswoman lucille allard is calling for change. >> i was shocked because i really do believe this is one of our country's dirty little secrets. >> reporter: but there are others here in congress who are not so eager to pass new legislation to protect children working in agriculture. >> there's just no need for it. >> reporter: senator charles grassley of iowa is a co-sponsor of a bill that would do the opposite. it's called preserving america's family farms act. the bill would prohibit the government from changing rules governing children working in agriculture. rules that date back to 1938. >> but it wouldn't be unusual to be putting in 14 or even 18-hour days. there's probably no difference between dad putting it in and a 12-year-old boy putting it in. >> reporter: but even supporters of that proposed law admit that nothing is likely to happen on this issue quickly, and any changes face a tough political battle from the opposition. coming up tonight at 11:00 in our special report, we dig into
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Oct 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
be in los angeles tonight for a concert fund-raiser and then he will head here to san francisco for another event on monday. the visit comes off a campaign trail filled with dramatic turns. the latest economic numbers last week showed the unemployment rate was better than expected. in his weekly address, president obama talked about the sudden drop from 8.1% to 7.8% while mitt romney and the republican contender gave his own take on why. >> the number to people if percentage of the american population in the workforce were the same today as the day he was elected, our unemployment rate would be above 11%. >> more americans are entering the workforce. more americans are getting jobs. >> the unemployment news not talk of wednesday night's presidential debates and the president's poor performance right out of the headlines. some republicans suggest that the labor department's timing was no convince. the vice presidential candidates are also getting ready for their first debate thursday night in kentucky. >>> big bird is still making headlines after last week's presidential debate. repu
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Oct 14, 2012 11:00pm PDT
sister station in los angeles is live with the latest. hello, vicki. >> reporter: good evening, diane. look like they tucked the shuttle in for the night and they have. it is going to a new building in three years but for now it will go on exhibit in two weeks. it's been to the space station and back. flown beyond the earth's orbit two dozen times but the final approach for the "endeavor" boiled down to this, a single, tight left turn on 39th street sfwlit is huge. >> the 12-mile trek had kept young and old in awe as the shuttle inched across city streets. traffic stopped and thousands gathered. as the $1.8 billion shuttle aimed toward its final stop. >> it is the happiness and the joy it's brought. lovely. wonderful, awesome. all the adjectives you can think of. all of them. >> in its prime the five-story tall shuttle was used to treat and repair satellites but tree trimmers were called to make way for the wingspan and a hydraulic leak added to the delay. the shuttle will go on display october 30th. part of the exhibit until a new building is constructed thach expect the wonder of sp
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Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
recordkeeping by vendors supplying the los angeles retailer. forever 21 has refused to comply with the subpoena to provide backup documents. steps are now being taken to make them cooperate. >> and we'll be right back. >>> now we want to take a look at what is coming up next on nbc bay area news. >> jessica aguirre is here with the rundown. >> from the price of the pump to politics, sandy is causing chaos all across the country. at 6:00 a hollywood starlet in a very public breakup, silicon valley style. jessica alba is dumping apple, and that is making waves for window. those stories and our continuing coverage of the giants' world series run when i join you at 6:00. >> we'll see you then. >> the big victory parade on wednesday. how is the forecast? >> the pressure is on. things looking better. actually, as we take a look at the forecast, we're going to call it ghostly clear for the morning. party cloudy. >> party cloudy. >> been consulting with brian wilson there. at 3:00, things dry, no rally rain. >> party cloudy. we'll see you at 6:00. >> good night. [ male announcer ] pillsbury gr
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Oct 12, 2012 4:00am PDT
yesterday in los angeles and areas in vegas and even san diego. now that storm system is beginning to push into arizona. numerous areas of rain, even thunderstorms in arizona overnight. phoenix is looking okay. over toward flagstaff, numerous areas of rain. if you're doing that beautiful drive, you will hit some wet weather. a few thunderstorms popping up on the border of nevada and arizona. that's the storm system we've been tracking all week lodge. it's going to be a big storm in the middle of the country. we're watching for the first time a front approaching the northwest. this is a weak one compared to the two or three you'll see over the next couple days. this is the first measurable rain in many areas. you can see the green in the radar is all rain. we're not watching snow levels that will be trouble with this storm system. over the next couple days, snow levels will come down a little bit, especially as we come into monday. this is the one we're dealing with now. the next batch of moisture on saturday and another on sunday. it's one after another here as we begin the wet and
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Oct 24, 2012 4:00am PDT
significantly through the inner mountain west and showers continue for o towards los angeles and, of course, san diego and arizona. >>> tomorrow, i think most people can leave the umbrellas at home in the west. breaking news. >> all right. al left, alert. bill, thanks so much. coming up, disturbing new details about the murder of a 12-year-old girl and the fallout from massive solar flare. yourer li morning headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus the obama blueprint for hunting terrorists. it's called the disposition matrix. details straight ahead. you're watching "early today." >>> stories making news this morning. today's "washington post" reports the obama administration is developing a new way of pursuing terrorists. the disposition matrix contains terror suspects names laid out against resources available to track them down. it's designed to map out ways to reach suspects beyond the reach of unmanned drones. >>> colorado's secretary of state says 300 more suspected non-citizens have been found on the state's voter rolls. the names were among the more than 3,900 people who have received
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Oct 16, 2012 5:30pm PDT
president. that ended with his assassination in los angeles. a subject his widow cannot discuss to this day. >> then we lost daddy. >> can we talk about something else? >> mrs. ethel kennedy gave birth today -- >> rory kennedy, the last of 11 kids was born six months after her father was killed, with the whole world watching. >> i told ethel, i think joan and i are going to take this baby home. we think ethel has enough of them. >> you know, i think i just couldn't help smiling. >> ethel's life with bobby was organized bedlam. she was pregnant for an astonishing 99 months of her life. it was a life of children and animals, including 16 dogs at the same time. and a sea lion named sandy who lived in the family swimming pool. do you think you required a certain amount of chaos around you, to be in your natural happy state? >> i enjoyed a lot of different things, different -- a lot of different animals. and, of course, children. >> throw them all in the same category. >> you all made a lot of noise. >> thank you. >> these days, ethel kennedy's life is mostly about her 35 grandchildren.
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Oct 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
towards los angeles during the day tomorrow. not a lot of wet weather. right now it's still offshore. you can see where it is, ever so slowly those showers will try to move towards san francisco. as far as the forecast goes for today, another nice day in the northwest, slightly cooler for you and with some clouds, a little cooler in the desert southwest. still no wet weather that's widespread. that'srt watching the higher elevations. we're getting to that time of year. an update on the forecast coming up later. >>> a mass murder known as the squirrel busted. north korea's threat to main land usa and why your refrigerate ser bigger than ever before. >>> shocking news from illusionist david blaine after his latest endurance stunt. you're watching "early today." >>> i'm lynn berry, and right now an unusual warning from north korea which says its missiles are capable of reaching the u.s. mainland, an apparent response to south korea's announcement of a deal with the u.s. to strengthen its own missile program. >>> well, he is known as the squirrel, and after his arrest he smiled and gave
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Oct 22, 2012 4:00am PDT
the north. further to the south, los angeles isn't going to experience too much from this storm. further to the north, yosemite is under a winter storm warning. the weather pattern, very mild an warm. all the stormy weather is right along the west coast. that's going to continue during the day today. even as we go throughout the week, the cool air remains but the stormy weather will be gone. takeou plan your day. in general, a lot of people need umbrellas. in higher elevations, for the first time, snow shovels. >>> this snow is going to slowly lingr in the west. it doesn't look like it will exit until probably thursday. >>> controlling your phone or ipad with a blink of an eye. gas prices drop. your business headlines are still ahead. >>> cuban leader fidel castro is seen for the first time in months and he criticizes the rumor mongers. we'll have the details. you're watching "early today." >> announcer: brought to the makers of centrum. >>> good morning. welcome back to "early today." here are some of the stories this morning. clashes erupted in lebanon following friday's assas
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Oct 14, 2012 3:30pm PDT
after a 12-mile slow speed journey through los angeles, the space shuttle "endeavour" has reached it's final destination at the california science center. >>> and finally tonight, what are we to make of daredevil felix baumgartner's free fall from space. >> reporter: felix baumgartner isn't the first daredevil to command a day's headlines and front pages with a stunt that seems unbelievable and he surely won't be the last. but will you remember his name a year from now? a month? next week? if you remember so many of history's other daredevils, the wire walker that crossed between the twin towers. the human spider-man who scaled the sears tower. a few career daredevils have managed to become cultural touch stones, but for the most part, a can you believe that stunt is exactly that, a stunt, however difficult or improbable or dangerous. that's why the men and women who pull them off are so often seen as daredevils in search of fame. think of the crowds who have lined the streets of l.a. for parts of three days now just to see and be near the shuttle endeavor as it inched its way to
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Oct 15, 2012 11:00am PDT
"endeavour." thousands of people grooeeted t space shuttle in los angeles. tree haulers had to make way for the wing span. >>> this morning, felix baumgartner is in the record books. a helium carried his capsule and he jumped from 128,000 feet breaking the record of 103,000 feet set back in 1960. he is the first person to break the sound barrier with his own body. baumgartner survived, but there was a scary moment when he was in an uncontrolled tumble. >> i tried to put an arm out and it did not work. you are always late. when you fail at that speed with the suit, you don't feel the air. it is hard to predict what you have to do. >> he reached the top speed of 834 miles per hour. thanks for being with us. have a great day, everybody. [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. call at&t now to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year
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Oct 30, 2012 11:00am PDT
at the shuttle at the california science center in los angeles. you can't go inside it, but you can walk underneath it. cool stuff. thanks for being with us. join us tonight.
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Oct 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
until sunday. then he says he'll head to los angeles to test the elmo market down there. >>> do you remember where you were 23 years ago today at 5:04 p.m.? the earth shook in the bay area. the anniversary of the loma prieta earthquake. many were watching the world series between the giants and the a's. how are we doing today? there is concern about the strength of the largest reservoir in santa clara county during a quake. one precaution is to keep the water at 68% of capacity. crews will begin retrofitting the dam in 2016 and construction should last about two years. as for what happened on that evening 23 years ago, you remember it well. the bay bridge collapsed and the marina district in san francisco burst into flames. 63 people died. >> and we'll be right back. >>> okay. let's look at what is coming up next on nbc bay area. >> jessica aguirre joins was the rundown. >> a possible breakthrough in the fight against cancer. learn what scientist says you should take to prevent the deadly disease. >>> and new at 6, we uncover the latest on a bay area police department that is on the
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Oct 7, 2012 3:30pm PDT
make? >> no, i don't want to ruffle any feathers. >> reporter: first up here in los angeles, president obama will attend a small fundraiser with former president bill clinton and then he will attend a production at the theater tonight. vice president joe biden is getting ready for thursday night, and it is somewhat in damage control mode. lester? >> we want to turn now to our political director and chief white house correspondent chuck todd. chuck, the debate, the positive numbers we noted potential game changers for both candidates last week, how do you expect they'll try to build off this week? >> they're trying to go on the air using the debate in tv advertisements to try to sort of blunt some of the debate momentum that romney got. but i also know that behind the scenes, there is a little bit of the confronting of the president to say you need to watch the debate, and they've passed along a statistic, i'm told at least tonight, to let them know the president spoke for more time on the air but used less words and trying to emphasize to him that he's got to get better at making his p
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Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, gas prices making another painful jump overnight. 20 cents in some areas. people near los angeles waited in very long lines to get gas at a costco this afternoon. the lines were deep and spilled right onto the street. now triple a now says the state average for a gallon of unleaded is 4.49, the highest in the country. only 12 cents lower than the state record back in 2008. >>> they're on the hunt for a burglar. palo alto police released a sketch of a suspect today spotted leaving the scene of a crime. police say a man that looks like this sketch robbed the home near arrow head yesterday morning. it was a common approach, the homeowner left the home to run an errand, and the burglar returned. when she returned she noticed a man getting into a black four-door vehicle nearby. so far in palo alto there were 160 burglaries. >>> and searching for burglary suspects, they opened fire after a neighbor confronted them on gulf drive near the intersection of key road. the suspects wearing dark clothing abandoned their silver bmw, and fled. >>> and people feeling frustrated and vulnerable with fewer
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
having tampa bay and the los angeles angels lose once. that would be, as you said, the first playoff trip since 2006 and some long overdue celebrations at the coliseum clubhouse. >> for a while now, we go out and battle every day and no matter if we're winning or losing at the time, we're going to balgt till the last out. we feel like we can win every gach game. that's how we're playing right now. >> reporter: also the a's win the american league west if they sweep all three games, which given this incredible season doesn't seem totally out of reach. game time is 7:05, a's take on texas. we haven't seen any champagne but we're pretty sure it's sitting around in a manager's office somewhere. christie smith, "today in the bay." >> some postseason magic hopeful for the a's, already happening for the giants. they secured their playoff spot. >> they beat the padres last night 7-5. they finish their season starting a three-game season tonight in l.a. >> cool way to end the season. finish strong. >> the only cool thing. >> that's right. smoking hot. >> and you can imagine if we're talking a
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Oct 29, 2012 2:00am PDT
in los angeles. that's where ray defalita found it and began his own time traveling journey back to greenwood, mississippi, 1965. >>> and just what was on that forgotten piece of footage? >> the meaner the man be, the more you smile. >> the words of booker wright. when "finding booker's place" continues. wooohooo....hahaahahaha! oh...there you go. wooohooo....hahaahahaha! i'm gonna stand up to her! no you're not. i know. you know ronny folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. how happy are they jimmy? happier than a witch in a broom factory. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. [ ding! ] ...and spend time on the slopes. take alka-seltzer plus cold & cough... [ buzz! ] ...and spend time on the chair. for non-drowsy 6-symptom cold & flu relief. take dayquil. use nyquil... [ ding! ] ...and get longer nighttime cough relief. use alka-seltzer plus night cold & flu... [ coughs ] [ buzz! ] [ screams ] ...a
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Oct 14, 2012 6:00am PDT
they collided. >>> space shuttle endeavour is on the journey through the streets of los angeles. officials estimate the spacecraft will reach the california science museum in the next two hours. delays, including widening the narrow streets, caused it to slow down. >>> actor gary collins died at age 74. he was also master offer cerems in miss america contest. >>> durable captain super star shortstop derek jeter broke his ankle in the 12th inning and is out for rest of post season. visiting detroit tigers went on to win 6-4. that the news, now back to lester and jenna. huge news for the yankees. since 1996, jeter never missed a post season game. >> you can almost hear the grown across the earth when that happened. >> should we try a silver lining. >> he is only out for three months, let's just, you know -- i'm the queen of silver lining these days. >> glass appears to be half full. >> all right, guys, i'm trying. i'm trying. we wish der derek jeter all the best. we have a check of the weather. good morning. >> good morning. pretty rough weather. widespread wind reports. take a look at this.
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Oct 6, 2012 7:00am PDT
pacoima near los angeles waited in long lines to get lower price gas at a costco store. yesterday afternoon the cars were more than a dozen cars deep and spilled out on the roadway. the average for a gallon of unleaded in california is $4.61, the highest price in the country and also tying the state record set back in 2008. california gas prices are expected to increase for several more days before they level off. >> still ahead on today in the bay, american airlines bumpy ride and what messy passengers may have done to cause the cancellation of dozens of flights. >> the fog is rolling in. what does this mean for your plan for the bay's big weekend? we will take you through the forecast. no threat. it is going to clear and we will tell you when, coming up. looks like the area of low pressure will sit offshore for most of the day. that's the good news. a little low and it will mix up the atmosphere and keep the fog from settling to the surface. this is the sunshine we are expecting. 69 degrees in san francisco and 67 in fremont and 70 degrees today in san jose. let's get to the fun
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
california and in north carolina, los angeles congress woman lucille ball ahard is calling for change. >> there are today in this country children working under deplorable conditions and not equally protected under our child labor laws and these are the children who work in agriculture. >> and you want to change that? >> i want to change sna. >> the care act, legislation she first pushed here 12 years ago. >> the care act introduced in order to give children in agriculture here in the united states the same protections that children have in every other indust industry. >> there are others here in congress not so eager to protect children working in agriculture. >> there's no need for it. >> charles grassley of iowa is a co-sponsor of a bill that would do the opposite. it's called the preserving america's family farms act. it would prohibit the government from changing rules governing children working in agriculture, rules that date back to 1938. >> wopt be beyond unusual to put in 14 or 18 hour days and there's probably no difference between dad putting it in and a 12-year-old boy put
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Oct 10, 2012 2:05am PDT
80s on the map today. 92 degrees in phoenix, only in the 60s in los angeles. next storm coming into the southwest that will impact southern california, rainshowers, thunderstorms, maybe even a little high elevation snow for the sierra. the first snow we've had so far this season. yet another cold front will push some cool air back into the middle of the country. the northern sections of the middle of the country. 51 in minneapolis by thursday, 65 in chicago. and then we cool things off again here friday around the great lakes. we'll be back to 50s in chicago. and then staying cool and unsettled in the northeast. the stationery front will set up across the southern states and we'll have showers and storms to keep an eye on. saturday with the system that comes out of the west we'll have a big severe weather threat here in fact isolated tornadoes possible, strong winds and large hail. so big day to watch the weather saturday from the upper midwest all the way down to the southern plains. meanwhile drying out in the east we've got some soggy weather moving into seattle. it's been awhile
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Oct 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
correspondent tonight, diana, in our los angeles bureau. >> good evening, a semi tractor-trailer drove into an amtrak train south of fresno causing the last three cars on the train to derail. the train was carrying 169 passengers and four crew members bound for bakersfield from oakland. more than 40 people were taken to hospitals. fortunately, the sheriff's department said there were no serious injuries. while the authorities are investigating the cause of the accident. it happened at a gated crossing that has been the site of collisions before. now, back to brian williams. >>> first monday in october. that means first day of the new supreme court term when we learn which of all the cases that will affect our lives the court has agreed to decide or cast aside. our man at the court pete williams says to expect big decisions on voting rights, affirmative action, and same-sex marriage. the justices today refused to hear a claim that those airport full-body scanners allow the tsa to see too much of us. some notable departures in the news tonight, beginning with james burke. widely ag
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Oct 13, 2012 4:30pm PDT
astronauts. stephanie stanton, nbc news, los angeles. >>>en the race for the white house, president obama is clearing his calendar for three days we are told to prepare for tuesday night's debate. he used his weekly saturday address to take credit for jobs, in the rejuvenated auto industry. >> more than a million jobs across the country were on the line. not just auto jobs, jobs of teachers, small business owners and everyone in communities that depend on this great american industry. but we refused to throwen the towel and do nothing. we refused to let detroit go bankrupt. i bet on american workers and american in ge nuity, three years later that bet is paeg off in a big way. >> mitt romney and his runningmate are both in the swing state of ohio this weekend. romney spoke to a large crowd and hammered the president on china, job creation, and taxes. >> and then, of course, he says he is going to raise taxes, does any one really think raising taxes on anyone helps get more people to work? the president's plan is status quo. more of the same. he calls it forward. i call it forewarned
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Oct 11, 2012 4:00am PDT
area and los angeles. even a few lightning strikes off the malibu coastline with this little cell. some of this will be trying to push into coastal areas near l.a. through the morning rush hour, so keep that in mind as you're getting ready this morning. forecast through the entire day, a hit-and-miss chance of showers and storms through the southwest, but tomorrow will be better in southern cal. if you're watching on king 5 news in seattle, washington, in nearby monroe, get up close and personal with the world's deadliest snakes, the largest spiders and the creepiest crawlers at the serpentarium, and they're all friendly, at the reptile zoo. that's your "pacific event of the day," lynn. >> bill, thanks. >>> now to entertainment news. this just isn't justin bieber's week. he's been hit twice by criminal acts. on tuesday, the pop star had a camera and a computer stolen while he was performing in tacoma, washington. and yesterday, he was the latest celebrity to be targeted by swatting. that's when someone calls 911 and claims a crime is being committed at their home. thankfully, the biebs
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Oct 17, 2012 5:30pm PDT
future they never imagined. from los angeles, here is nbc's diana alvear with our "making a difference report". >> reporter: small fingers on their first violin. >> i was one of those children. >> reporter: the opening note. >> classical music, i just fell in love with it. >> reporter: she hopes this will grow into a lifelong passion. >> so magical and beautiful, and i love introducing it and putting it into the lives of children. >> reporter: once told there would never be a female conductor in her lifetime, sonia marie de vega is the only latina who ever led one. she founded the symphony orchestra, now celebrating its 20th year. but she says the concerts that mean the most? are the solos in front of the spellbound children, part of the discovery that brings the classics to thousands of children every year in los angeles. >> like so many public schools, the music program here has been cut back highly in the last few years. for so many students, this provides their only exposure to classical music. >> reporter: and they don't just listen, they learn, through free violin lessons, lesson
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